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Lectures

Our Spring 2017 evening lectures highlight the wide-range of the Avenir’s current exhibitions. Join us for this intriguing array of textile topics! Come early, and visit our galleries before the lecture - they will be stay open until 6:45 p.m. on lecture evenings.


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Skirt worn by an enslaved ancestor of Janett Sharee Galloway Upcoming exhibitions and programs at the Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising

A wide variety of historic apparel and textiles will be featured in Fall 2017 exhibitions and programs at the Avenir Museum....
President Tony Frank with Traci McBee Rowe (�??????�?????�????�???�??�?�¢??03) wearing the gown.Frankly speaking, presidential-inspired gown now at Avenir

CSU President Tony Frank is known by students for his sense of humor - characteristic that inspired a ball gown that...
A red caftan Moroccan caftans the focus of new Avenir Museum exhibit

What happens when traditional attire meets high fashion? The Colorado State University Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising examines this question...
Gustafson GalleryBeauty and sustainability combine seamlessly in CSU Gustafson Gallery exhibit

The inherent beauty found in fine textiles, combined with the challenge of using recycled materials, inspire a guest artist featured at...
Tying the KnotAvenir unveils 'Tying the Knot' bridal gown exhibition

CSU's Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising has unveiled "Tying the Knot," a new exhibition of bridal gowns, accompanied by photos...
Avenir Garden PartyNew Avenir Museum exhibits feature blooms, brides, and student designs

The Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising's Spring 2017 exhibitions highlight pieces from its extensive permanent collection of historic apparel and...
MarthaEganGuatemalan textile collector, Martha Egan, to speak at Colorado State University's Avenir Museum

Martha Egan, Latin American textile collector and donor, will be speaking at Colorado State University's Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising...
WELL Building StandardEvents offer insight on how building's interior environment affects health, well-being

The quality of our interior environment - where we spend more than 90 percent of our time, according to the Environmental...
Avenir NickolsAvenir Museum special collection made possible by The Questers

The Avenir Museum of Design and Merchandising collection is growing - and this time by design. The local Casa Quasita chapter...
'Exploration of Faculty Research in Design' opens at Gustafson Gallery

Four design faculty in the Department of Design and Merchandising are joining forces for an exhibition celebrating the full spectrum of...